Archive for the ‘Bath and Body’ Category

Fresh from the mountains

I’ve long been a fan of the Juniper Ridge line of incense–I currently have cedar, juniper, white sage and piñon. Recently, the folks at Juniper Ridge sent me a bottle of their Big Sur Cabin Spray as a sample and I wasn’t disappointed.  It’s described as: “Fragrance from real plants, bark, moss and mushroom and … read more

Honey as face wash? DIY

In the past few years I’ve been on a mission to de-toxify my life. This means eating better, using less chemicals in my home and on my person and choosing to surround myself with supportive and positive people, among other things.  It’s been a journey and some of these changes have been more successful than … read more

Diy Shampoo Recipe

I decided to make my own shampoo 1) to save money and 2) to reduce the amounts of chemicals in my personal care products. I already use shampoos that are SLS-free, but they are pretty expensive and I’m not completely sure about all the other unpronounceable things in the ingredient list. So, I used this … read more

Detox your beauty regime

In first  issue of Joie, Amanda Cook from Vintage Savoir Faire shares an article about DIY Beauty with tips and tricks for detoxing your beauty regime, and she knows a thing or tow about the subject. Amanda  has had an interest in  making her own bath & beauty goods for some time, but is now … read more

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 10 – Last Day!

Today is the last auction benefit the Red Cross International Response Fund! You can still bid on Day 9 Auction items as well until January 27th at 11:59 pm EST, so let’s make it count! Be sure to visit the Haiti Relief Fundraiser page for all the details about the donaters and the auction particulars. … read more

Gifts for Girls from the Holiday Indie Fixx Galleria

Here are some great gift ideas of girls from the Holiday Indie Fixx Galleria The Holiday Galleria is a curated showcase put together by me and it’s filled with all sorts of awesome gift ideas as well as coupon & discount codes. Piper Tate Jenulence bagatelles and co Monkey & Squirrel Phydeaux Designs WristieLove  The … read more

Meet our sponsors: Etsy Green & Clean Guild

The Etsy Green and Clean Guild is a group of Etsy sellers who specialize in soapmaking, perfume, cosmetics and herbal products. There’s over 25 members offering everything from soap and body butter to perfume and lip balms.  No need to weed through thousands of shops on Etsy looking for well-crafted quality bath & body goods, … read more

My recap of Crafty Bastards 2009

Last Saturday, October 3rd I attended the Crafty Bastard Arts & Crafts Fair in DC. After driving for 2 hours and getting lost (thanks to the great directions from google maps and to Robert, my fab navigator & friend) and taking off my wool socks (it was not 60 degrees after all, like I thought … read more

Highlights from the Summertime Galleria

The Summertime Indie Fixx Galleria is drawing to a close soon, just as summer is for us in the northern hemisphere. There are still a couple weeks left for the Summertime edition though, so I thought this week and next I’d share all the shops with you as well as feature some of their goods … read more



Which shower curtain should I get?

Which shower curtain should I get?

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At Home With Chevrons

At Home With Chevrons

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Birch inspired home decor

Birch inspired home decor

I received an email the other day from Mammoth & Company about 2...